Traffic Stop Leads To Seizure Of Firearm, Other Weapons

A 28-year-old man was arrested after Officers located a firearm and other weapons during a traffic stop on Friday morning.

At approximately 11:15 a.m., June 22, 2018, a member of the Traffic Unit conducted a vehicle stop after observing the rear passenger was not wearing a seatbelt at Avenue T South and 22nd Street. As the officer approached the vehicle, he saw a firearms case as well as a firearm loose in the backseat. The passenger in the backseat was also found to be in possession of a backpack containing two knives, a large metal bar, a 3 foot chain with a large metal pin on the end, as well as a hatchet.

The 28-year-old man is charged with; Possession of Dangerous Weapon and Possession of Concealed Weapon.

(Occurrence Number: 18-64265)